DUNLAP CODDING SHAREHOLDERS SELECTED FOR INCLUSION AS SUPER LAWYERS AND RISING STARS

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA—October 27, 2016—Dunlap Codding is pleased to announce that Marc A. Brockhaus, Emily E. Campbell, Nicholas D. Rouse, and Douglas J. Sorocco have been selected for inclusion in Oklahoma Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2016.  Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in a state are selected as Super Lawyers, and only 2.5 percent of the lawyers in a state are selected as Rising Stars. Firm managing shareholder Nick Rouse said, "We're honored to be selected for inclusion as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.  We have always worked to provide excellent service and value to our clients and to uphold the reputation of our industry.”  

Marc Brockhaus was also listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017 for Patent Law.  Marc leads Dunlap Codding’s Electrical Engineering & Systems group.  His practice includes all areas of intellectual property, including technology, computer, and patent law, and extends to counseling, transactions, litigation, and prosecution before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  He is ranked in the top band of Oklahoma’s top intellectual property practitioners by the highly regarded Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and has been selected for inclusion as an Oklahoma Super Lawyer and a Rising Star in prior years as well. Marc has been an adjunct faculty member at the University Of Oklahoma College Of Law and received his J.D. and his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma in 1997, where he was inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma.  He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma in 1993. 

Emily Campbell—selected as a Rising Star—is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017  in the field of Copyright Law.  Emily is a shareholder and practice group leader at Dunlap Codding, providing strategic counsel to clients on trademarks, copyrights, Internet law, and licensing.  She was previously selected by attorney peers for inclusion in Oklahoma Super Lawyers–Rising Stars Edition (2010 and 2013-2015). Emily was recently named to the University of Oklahoma’s College of Engineering Industrial & Systems Engineering Advisory Board and the Oklahoma City Geological Society Board of Directors.  She received her J.D. from the Oklahoma City University School of Law and received her B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Oklahoma.  Emily is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. 

Nick Rouse, also listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017 in the fields of Patent Law, Technology Law, and Trademark Law, has served as Dunlap Codding's managing shareholder since 2007 while continuing an active practice.  In its inaugural coverage of intellectual property law in Oklahoma, the highly regarded Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business ranked Nick in the top band of leading practitioners, and he continues to be ranked in the top band. He provides a broad range of patent counseling to clients ranging from individual inventors to large multinational manufacturing companies. His practice includes patent preparation and prosecution, patent portfolio management, validity and infringement opinions, evaluations of new designs, and licensing strategy.  Nick graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1987 with a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering and received his J.D. from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1990. He is a member of the Intellectual Property Law Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association and served as its president in 2006. 

Doug Sorocco is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017  in the field of Technology Law.  He practices in the areas of intellectual property, technology, licensing, life sciences, and patent law. He is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Doug regularly counsels clients in all aspects of intellectual property including acquisition and commercialization of intellectual property, portfolio management, licensing, and transactional matters. He is ranked in the top band of Oklahoma’s top intellectual property practitioners by the highly regarded Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.  In prior years, Doug was selected for inclusion as a Oklahoma Rising Star. He is an adjunct faculty member at the Oklahoma City University School of Law and in the Physiology Department at the University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center. 

Dunlap Codding P.C., with offices in Austin, Chicago, Oklahoma City, and Washington, D.C., serves sophisticated international, national, and regional clients. Established in 1957 as Oklahoma’s original intellectual property firm, Dunlap Codding remains the state’s largest and most versatile IP boutique law firm.  

Dunlap Codding is a member of Primerus, an International Society of Law Firms.